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Dec 22, 2012 10:00pm EST
: there was a common law right in england allowing people to have firearms for self-defense and other purposes issue and that right, common law right, traveled across the ocean with the colonists, and they needed the guns here, whereas in england, mostly, they did not. people soon came to have the facility, and knowledge of firearms, and, of course, as we all know, it produced the results of victory against the most powerful military country in the world at the time in the revolutionary war. >> host: i want to talk about that a little bit, and, again, people have hazy views on history, and, you know, it comes from movies or tv a lot of the time. when we had the revolutionary period, what was the role of guns in these militias or requirements that we talked about? >> guest: well, george washington didn't think a lot of the militia. he grouched about it at times, but he also made remarks that allowed how the militia was a useful thing to have and couldn't have bill the army without the existence of the militia and people in the militias, and more importantly, volunteers and others
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 9:00pm EST
risk across the ocean? >> guest: they have firearms for self-defense and the purposes and that right common law right the colonists the needed the guns here whereas most england they didn't, and so people soon came to have an enormous facility and knowledge of firearms and of course as we all know it proves the result of victory against the most powerful military country in the world with of the revolutionary war. >> host: i want to talk about that a little bit, and again i think people get different views in history, and it comes from movies or tv a lot of times. but when we have the revolutionary period what was the role of guns in the militia or these requirements that we talk about? >> guest: george washington didn't think a lot of the militia. he growled about a lot of times but also made some remarks that aloud how the militia was a useful thing to have. they could have built the continental army with the existence of the militia and people that have been in the militia and more importantly the volunteers and others who knew how to use firearms, and that was the key. >> host: s
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 12:00pm EST
it's like opening a can of worms and you cannot have to do with parents who may be very defensive come to parents who may be very angry. but for parents who get those phone calls, that could be the best phone call in your life because if you don't know the things are happening, if you don't know your sweet little child is getting on the bus in being a tyrant, you never have the opportunity to address it. >> host: and it is in that context is your book talks about the difference between punishment and discipline. >> guest: yes, absolutely. it's not about punishing in such a way as to shut down the conversations about how do we develop understanding, how do we develop empathy? how do we take responsibility for actions? and i think that's really what the hope is for an intervention that's effective is that it doesn't only change the life of the person being targeted, but hopefully changes the life of the person perpetrating behaviors. >> host: i was interested that there are a number of steps laid out in terms of the apology phase. i think one of the significant points that we've mad
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 12:00pm EST
allow people to have firearms for self defense and other purposes and that right travel across the ocean with the colonists and they needed the guns here worse in england mostly they didn't. so people soon came to have an enormous facility and knowledge of firearms and of course as we all know, it produced the results of it. against the most powerful military country in the world at the time in the revolutionary war. >> host: to talk about that. people get hazy views on history and it comes from movies or tv about it this time. when we have the revolutionary period, what was the role of guns in these militias are requirements are talked about? >> guest: george washington didn't think a whole lot of the militia. he pressed about it at times, but he also had made remarks that allowed off the militia was a useful thing to have feared it could have built the continental army that the existence of the militias and people who would than in militias and more importantly volunteers and others who knew how to use firearms and that was key. >> host: said people were using it on the frontier,
CSPAN
Dec 29, 2012 10:00pm EST
. clearly one of the most germanic and various defense of this presidency was the cuban missile crisis in october 62 which all of us lived here as teenagers. talk a little bit if you would about how you think that crisis came to be and why it didn't result in a nuclear holocaust? >> guest: khrushchev actually made a big blunder in the cuban missile crisis and that was not just putting the missiles with nuclear warheads into cuba, it was not announcing that he had done so. he undermines his own deterrence. what he was trying to deter was the u.s. invasion of cuba. the united states have been planning an invasion and in fact we had a mock invasion planned for october of 62 called operation -- after the bay of pigs. or cusack as castro spelled backwards. the u.s. was in heavy planning mode for an invasion to overthrow after the disaster of the bay of pigs. we had also been running operation mongoose which was other contra insurgent should -- counterinsurgency program so was clear the u.s. was planning an invasion. khrushchev thought he could kill two birds with one stone by changing the bala
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